Search resumed for missing Ballina resident

Missing man not seen since New Year’s weekend.

Sligo News File Online.

Gardai have appealed for people in Ballina to check outhouses and sheds in the search for a missing 40- year-old Moy Court resident last seen on New Year’s weekend.

Members of the man’s family and local community along with the coastguard, the Granuaile Sub Aqua Club and the Moy Search and Rescue group have been carrying out extensive searches in the vicinity of the River Moy since Friday. The search is also being assisted by members of the River Boyne Fisherman’s Search and Rescue team.

Water levels in the Moy have been described as high at present. Persons engaged in the search are being urged to exercise caution and use high viz jackets during the operation.

Landowners alongside the Moy and Moy Estuary have been asked to inspect their lands